School of Social Sciences
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Dr Younus, PhD (Adelaide), MPhil (Waikato), MSc and BSc (first class second in Geography, DU) started work in the department of Geography, Environment and Population, Adelaide University as a Visiting Research Fellow in June, 2011. He has published two books (one from Springer) on climate change vulnerability and adaptation; and 23 articles/papers in refereed journals and proceedings. His publications have been cited in academic literature across the World. He taught several courses on environment (Environmental Studies: Climate Change and Human Adaptation, Environmental Decision Making Tools, Research Project Design and Management, Cities as Human Environments) in Flinders University, Australia; and he also delivered special lectures in Dhaka University and Adelaide University. Dr Younus has evaluated ANU Doctoral thesis, NOAA's grant application, and many articles for international refereed journals as a referee. Younus is an Associate Editor / Assigned Editor of the Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, http://www.worldscientific.com/page/jeapm/editorial-board; he is also an Editor of two Journals: Cogent Environmental Science https://www.cogentoa.com/journal/environmental-science and Cogent Social Science https://www.cogentoa.com/journal/social-sciences . He is also an assigned Editor / editorial board member of Sustainability (MDPI Journal, IF: 1.85), http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/editors , Climate, Hydrology,Water, Environment. Advisory Board Member, Sci, MDPI Open access journal; http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sci/editors ; Editorial Board Member, Springer Nature Applied Sciences, https://www.springer.com/engineering/journal/42452 ; editorial Board Member, Progress in Disaster Science, Elsevier (https://www.journals.elsevier.com/progress-in-disaster-science/editorial-board ). He was assigned as a team member with various international research activities, such as: International Water Management Institute, BUP, ADB, WMO, Global Water Partnership, and the University of Waikato. He has presented papers in various international seminars in the USA, Norway, Finland, Australia, Bangladesh and the UK. Younus worked with Professors Drs Nick Harvey, Q K Ahmad, Sajjadur Rasheed, Munir Morad, Martin Williams, and Richard Warrick. He was a Scientific Reviewer of IPCC Fourth (2007) and Fifth (2014) assessment reports on adaptation. Dr Younus is a Board Member of Australia New Zealand Society for Ecological Economics (ANZSEE). He is a member / life member of 19 International Academic and Development Societies along with the Association of American Geographers, Institute of Australian Geographers, the Royal Geographical Society - Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG), Regional Studies Association (UK), International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE), Bangladesh Geographical Society, BNGA, the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia, Field Geology Club of South Australia, The Australian Sociological Association and Bangla Academy. He is a Fellow of RGS-IBG. He is a Councillor of the Royal Geographical Society of South Australia, and was acting President / Vice President of the Bangladesh Australia Society of South Australia (BASSA) Inc. Currently, Younus is President of the Bangladesh Australia Hub Inc. (BAH), a think-tank based in South Australia where many Professors and academics across the World have been working as resource persons of the BAH.
Date Position Institution name 2011 - 2018 Visiting Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2011 - 2013 Lecturer Flinders University 1994 - 2001 Research Fellow University of Waikato and BUP - Collaborative International Research Project
Language Competency Arabic Can read Bengali Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Adelaide Australia PhD University of Waikato New Zealand MPhil Dhaka University Bangladesh MSc in Geography (Thesis) (First Class Second) Dhaka University Bangladesh BSc in Geography (Honours) (First Class Third)
Date Title Institution name Country — Skills Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment United States Agency for International Development / Irrigation Support Project for Asia and Near East (ISPAN) Bangladesh
Year Citation 2014 Younus, M. A. F. (2014). Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Bangladesh. Springer. 2011 Younus, M. (2011). Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh: with particular reference to the extreme flood events and farmers’ crop adaptation. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.
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Year Citation 2010 Younus, M. A. (2010). Community-based autonomous adaptation and vulnerability to extreme floods in Bangladesh: processes, assessment and failure effects. (PhD Thesis, Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, School of Social Sciences, 2010). 2001 Younus, M. A. (2001). COPING WITH FLOODING IN RURAL BANGLADESH: A CASE STUDY OF ADJUSTMENTS BY FARMERS IN ISLAMPUR THANA. (Master's Thesis). 1993 Younus, M. A. (1993). INEQUALITY PATTERN OF HEALTH RESOURCES IN BANGLADESH: WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON TWO SELECTED THANAS. (Master's Thesis).
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2016 - 2018 Vice-President Vice President Bangladesh Australia Society of South Australia Incorporated Australia 2016 - 2018 Council Executive Committee The Royal Geograhical Society of South Australia Inc Australia
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2007 - 2015 Member Executive Board, ANZSEE ANZSEE Australia
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2017 - ongoing Editor Cogent Social Science University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - 2017 Associate Editor Associate Editor, Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management Imperial College Press / World Scientific Publication United Kingdom
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